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Au Roi: P.65-1953

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Current Location: In storage


Au Roi
Louis XVI, King of France


Printmaker: Le Mire, Noël
Draughtsman: Moreau, Jean Michel the younger (After)




History note: From the Liechtenstein collection.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1953) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th Century
Production date: AD 1774 : Advertised in the 'Mercure de France' January 1775 with its pendant 'A la Reine'.

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A Paris chez Petit, rue du petit-Pont, à l'Image Notre-Dame
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.65-1953
Primary reference Number: 137521
BN Inventaire (18thC): 420
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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